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Malik Jefferson

LB

#45

Height: 6-3

Age: 21

Weight: 240 lbs

College: Texas

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Biography

A three-year linebacker who played in 33 games with 29 career starts before declaring for the NFL Draft ... named Big 12 Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Year in 2017 ... also named first team All-Big 12 in 2017 ... was a second team All-American (Associated Press, Sporting News) ... was named a 2017 Butkus Award semifinalist ... was named second team All-Big 12 at linebacker by the Associated Press in 2016 ... named a semifinalist for the 2016 Butkus Award ... earned freshman All-America honors in 2015 … also named honorable mention All-Big 12 and Big 12 Defensive Freshman of the Year as a freshman … one of the most highly-regarded players in the nation coming out of high school … enrolled in January 2015 … rated No. 4 player (No. 1 OLB) nationally and No. 1 in Texas by Scout as a senior … also a 2014 All-America choice ... member of the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (fall 2016).

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